Category: Volunteer Opportunities (page 2 of 5)

Tufts Summer Sustainability Trip (Boaca, Nicaragua)

Looking for a summer internship or something to do over the summer related to sustainability?

This summer, Tufts students have the opportunity to travel to Boaca, Nicaragua and work alongside local students to develop school gardens and garden education programs. The trip is 10 days (May 24–June 2) and will focus on sustainable agriculture, immersion into Nicaraguan culture, and environmental activism. The trip fee is $2,489 (which covers everything you’ll need in Nicaragua, including airfare, food, lodging, and transportation), and we will have regular meetings to discuss fundraising ideas and opportunities. There are 20 spots available. The deadline to register is January 30th and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t hesitate if you’re interested!  

For more information, visit https://globalstudentembassy.org/get-involved/university-students/tufts-university/, contact Kat Grellman (katherine.grellman@tufts.edu), or come to our GIM on December 7th, 8pm in Olin (room TBD).

Participants needed for a video piece about climate change!

As part of a video piece, the Tufts Observer is looking to conduct 15-minute interviews with students about climate change and environmental injustice in relation to one’s personal definition of home.

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Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, December 1st through Sunday, December 4th. If you are interested and would like to share how climate change and/or human impact on the environment has damaged your definition of home, please email anastasia.antonova@tufts.edu or complete the sign up form here: https://homeandenvironmentalinjustice.youcanbook.me/

Intern, MassDEP (Various Locations)

The Department of Environmental Protection is the state agency responsible for ensuring clean air and water, the safe management of toxics and hazards, the recycling of solid and hazardous wastes, the timely cleanup of hazardous waste sites and spills, and the preservation of wetlands and coastal resources. In an effort to assist MassDEP with its succession planning, MassDEP continues to recruit individuals who are interested in working and utilizing their skills in the environmental field. MassDEP is providing opportunities to undergraduate students, graduate students, law school students, and other individuals who are seeking experience in the environmental field.

Application Deadline: November 25th
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Social Media Intern, Boston Public Market (Boston, MA)

The Social Media Intern for The KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market will be responsible for shaping the KITCHEN’s social media presence with creative and consistent content with the goal of engaging visitors in the broader work of The Trustees and the Boston Public Market. The ideal applicant will be energetic, motivated, and comfortable working in a self-directed and fast-paced environment. Excellent communication and writing skills are required. Interest in local food, cooking, health, environment, historic preservation, visitor engagement, land management, and/or non-profits is encouraged. Applicants must be tech-savvy and familiar with the major social media marketing platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or be willing and able to learn on the job.

Interns needed through December 31, 2016
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Editorial Intern, Boston Public Market (Boston, MA)

The Editorial Intern for the KITCHEN at the Boston Public Market will be responsible for creating a weekly blog post that highlights KITCHEN activities and events with the goal of engaging visitors in the broader work of The Trustees and the Boston Public Market. The Intern will be expected to both write content and coordinate guest bloggers, which will include scheduling future blog posts according to the editorial calendar and editing and finalizing guest posts.

Intern needed through December 31, 2016
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